Gbenga Akinnagbe
Birth Place:
Washington, DC


Born in Washington, D.C., actor Gbenga Akinnagbe -- a first-generation Nigerian immigrant -- attended Bucknell University on a wrestling scholarship, where he dual-majored in English and political science, then accepted a position with a government agency but left early on to pursue his interest in drama. He began with various stage assignments in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas, then...